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The 2nd Not Mom Summit: Resecheduled

The next Not Mom Summit has been rescheduled to Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, 2017.  These Summits bring together “women without children regardless of cause,” and give voice to the many roads that lead women not to become...Show More Summary

Why Prepare with Safecastle? ... 7 Reasons

Why Safecastle? 7 reasons... We get this question periodically from folks who stumble across us for the first time. The answer can be pretty involved and complex if we try to cover all the bases. But in a nutshell... 1. Our buyers club prices can be amazing. Show More Summary

"THE REALLY BIG ONE" - Pulitzer winning article ... must read

The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadiasubduction zone will spell the worst naturaldisaster in the history of the continent. We don't often post referring links to articles in our blog, but this is a must read... Annals of Seismology JULY 20, 2015 ISSUE The Really Big One An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. Show More Summary

What's your move if Pollyannaville goes up in flames?

What do you do if Pollyannaville goes up in flames? It's a tinderbox out there and there are way too many torch bearers in the streets. There's not a darn thing you can do to stop a conflagration. All you can do is try to be ready to dig in or flee, and that's why we do what we do. Prepare and fortify Copyright 2007-2016 by Safecastle LLC

The Childless and Childfree in History: An Interview with Historian Rachel Chrastil

I recently found historian Rachel Chrastil’s site, Childless, Childfree: News, Research & the Arts. On this site, she “reports on childlessness in the news, research about childlessness, and portrayals of childlessness in the arts–past,...Show More Summary

Another Great Coupon Code in the Bunker! Checked in lately?

The Bunker Password Will Save You... The valuable Safecastle Coupon Bunker password remains the same (see below). The latest coupon addition is for club members only. That's all I can say about this one... shhhh! So right now we are at 12 coupon codes. Show More Summary

Hoping You Haven't Fallen for their False Claims

It's been a long time coming. We've mostly held our tongues... though we have continually tried to communicate the facts involved in prepping and planning with storage food. We've pointed out very recently in fact that some sellers sell food that has been on their shelves for years... Show More Summary

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Goal Zero Now in Inventory for Fast Shipping

We now have several great Goal Zero products in stock. Members be sure to login. (A visit to the coupon bunker is highly recommended! Password remains the same--scroll down here for the hints/reminders.) Prepare and fortify Copyright 2007-2016 by Safecastle LLC

Preparedness is beginning to surge

One-stop preparedness: We're seeing a strong, distinct pick-up in sales of preparedness foods and gear. It's always interesting when this happens, as it is a clear view into the collective mind, and a measurable developing trend in group think. Show More Summary

On the Differences Between Happiness and Meaning in Life

In the last several years, we’ve seen some some ink out there on who is happier – parents or those with no kids. I’ve lamented about the problems with some of the research in this area. This is why I was pleased to read the piece, “The...Show More Summary

"This is the day!" ... One-day-only coupon, Apr. 5

This is the day!This is our time, for better or worse. Rain or shine, blessing or curse.Looks like the year we've been expecting would come. Some hide in fear or provoke or go numb.This is the day we have left to prepare. Make way for the future. Show More Summary

The Childfree and Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner again! I like to post this each year at this time because this day brings to mind one of the many bennies of being childfree: because the childfree don’t have kids, they have more time to devote to their relationships. Show More Summary

Are you thinking ahead? ... Not falling into a normalcy bias?

It's crazy out there. But it doesn't take much digging to realize that this volatile political season is effectively masking palpable, imminent dangers. The fact is, the world at large is continuing to spiral into what might be best summed up as an anarchist's dream. Show More Summary

HUGE Mountain House Sale: Cans and Pouches - Up to 46% off, FREE Shipping

All 26 current varieties of canned 30-year MH food are in stock, fresh and ready for prompt, FREE shipping. It's all on sale. All right from the factory! From 32% to 46% off! All MH pouches are also on sale right now! Up to 31% off!Show More Summary

Even LOWER Canned Butter Prices!

No Coupon Needed Real butter--quite possibly the very best butter you've ever tasted... canned for long-term storage with no refrigeration. We just negotiated better shipping fees and are passing those savings on to you in the lowest prices ever. Show More Summary

Remember when we used to write super personal blog posts?

A recent work photo, where I was asked to bring something I love and I brought my NPR tumbler   Tonight my roommate and I went down a Gawker rabbit hole, which led to an Emily Gould mouse hole, which led to a “Why don’t I write super personal blog posts anymore?” ant hole. Refreshing […]

Professor Kimya Dennis on her College Course, The Childfree

Last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Kimya Dennis, Assistant Professor at Salem College, who was teaching the sociology course, The Childfree, for the first time, and was using my book, The Baby Matrix, as part of the curriculum. Show More Summary

When is it safe to start your garden?

This great tool allows you to check the freeze threat in your area by simply entering your zip code. It’s especially helpful for those in live in colder climates where it’s harder to tell when winter is actually over and it’s safe to transplant your seedlings outdoors. Show More Summary

Israeli Scholar & Author Orna Donath Making Waves With her New Book

Sociologist and author Orna Donath is making waves in Europe with her new book, Regretting Motherhood. I have interviewed her here before about her research on motherhood and regret in Israel. She has now published a book on this topic. Show More Summary

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